Samsung delays launch of Galaxy Fold after screen failures

2019-04-23 08:15

Samsung says it will postpone the retail launch of the Galaxy Fold, without giving a new debut date. Several publications reported a bevy of problems with test versions of the $1,980 device after only days of use.

Xiaomi IPO draws bids at 9.4% discount in grey market

2018-07-05 13:31

Xiaomi’s debut is off to a bad start even before its shares officially start trading in Hong Kong.

Xiaomi confirms at least half of IPO to be sold in Shanghai

2018-06-15 13:27

Xiaomi says at least half of the stock in its planned initial public offering will be sold to mainland investors through Chinese depository receipts.

The best smartphones to get this festive season

2017-12-22 15:35

South Africans love smartphones. In fact, it’s estimated that 18.5-million of us own one. And as the cost of both devices and data continue to fall, demand will keep growing.

Gift Guide: Obliterate your Christmas bonus on these tech gadgets

2017-12-11 06:30

With Christmas fast approaching and payday coming soon as well, what better way to blow it than on unnecessary tech gadgets to make friends and family green with envy.

Chinese electronics manufacturer Xiaomi has once again pushed the boundaries in smartphone design, with the launch of its borderless Mi Mix device.

Chinese electronics manufacturer Xiaomi has once again pushed the boundaries in smartphone design, with the launch of its borderless Mi Mix device.

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Here are 2016's top 4 smartphone launches

2016-03-08 15:35

Competition in the global smartphone market is heating up with traditional players such as Apple and Samsung being pitted against up-and-coming brands like Xiaomi.

Xiaomi launches R2 999 phablet in SA

2016-02-18 11:04

The Chinese smartphone maker has announced the local launch of its R2 999 Redmi Note 2 phablet.

Cheap devices, Africa to drive global smartphone growth

2015-12-08 12:27

Global smartphone shipments are losing steam but lower priced devices and the African market are likely to be an engine of growth, says an international research organisation.

Distributor cuts Xiaomi smartphone pricing for SA

2015-11-18 14:47

A local distributor has adjusted pricing for Chinese smartphone brand Xiaomi prior to launching the devices in South Africa next week.


Xiaomi delivers growth in first results

2018-08-23 11:37

Xiaomi has delivered a 68% revenue jump and quarterly profit in its maiden financial results, as the Chinese smartphone giant made strides overseas.

Billionaire trio grabs a slice of Xiaomi’s IPO

2018-06-26 10:18

China’s richest people are buying into Xiaomi’s imminent Hong Kong initial public offering, conferring their imprimatur on the world’s biggest coming-out party in two years.

Chinese phone giant Xiaomi could be twice as expensive as Apple

2018-06-12 10:03

Chinese serial entrepreneur Lei Jun has been compared with Steve Jobs. Now, analysts are saying the smartphone giant he built could be twice as expensive as Apple.

Top 10 countdown to the best phones of 2017

2017-12-12 07:43

This year was one of the most exciting for phones, with the launch of surprise devices building on the best features of previous smartphone models and a nostalgic nod to the past.

China's Meizu eyes slice of SA smartphone market

2017-01-24 14:17

A new Chinese entrant in the South African phone market is hoping its easier-to-pronounce brand name will give it a boost against some of its other competitors.

WATCH: Could Xiaomi release the first bendable phone?

2016-10-19 13:23

A leaked video of a bendable Xiaomi smartphone has been circulating the internet – with speculation that it could be the first one to be released.

World’s top 5 selling smartphone brands

2016-02-18 12:38

Samsung and Huawei are gaining ascendency while Apple is retreating - this is the assessment from research firm Gartner on its latest global smartphone sales figures.

REVIEW: Smartphone giants battle for your pocket

2015-12-23 09:46

Three new Chinese smartphone manufacturers are actively targeting South Africans with the proposal that you can have a decent device without breaking the bank.

Aggressive pricing as Xiaomi Mi 4 goes on sale

2015-12-04 16:45

Xiaomi has launched its South African smartphone with aggressive pricing in partnership with local retailers.

Fin24 users urge Xiaomi to SA success

2015-11-13 11:44

Fin24 users are eager to see Xiaomi disrupt the South Africans market with lower priced smartphones.

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